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February should not be the only month limited to cultural education and history

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 20, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Current Affairs, Most Recent, Opinion, Top Stories

The celebration of Black History Month is a time of the year where we learn and are reminded of the great accomplishments and hardships that historical and present day African American citizens have had to experience during their fight for equal rights. It is an important tradition, designed to include the African American na...

The melting pot of America must continue to grow

The melting pot of America must continue to grow

February 20, 2017

My father’s father immigrated into the United States from the Philippines in 1927, making me the granddau...

There’s a Chance that music just made history

There’s a Chance that music just made history

February 17, 2017

Who makes mixtapes anymore? It’s such a 1980s to 1990s gesture that you’d give a good friend or s...

PRO/CON: The pro; hoping for the best is what we have to do

PRO/CON: The pro; hoping for the best is what we have to do

February 16, 2017

This is quite an interesting time that we live in. It seems as though Americans have come to the agreement...

New athletic dean hopes to make a big difference

Justin Cordero, Staff

February 16, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Most Recent, Special Features, Sports, Top Stories

The task of becoming a dean for an entire college’s kinesiology, health and athletics division may seem like a daunting task to some people, but to Collin Pregliasco it is an endeavor he is motivated to tackle. Pregliasco, who previously worked as the associate athletic director at University of California, Santa Cruz,...

The national celebration of love in February should be an official holiday

The national celebration of love in February should be an official holiday

February 14, 2017

Valentine’s Day is a day solely committed to love and the emphasis we put on it, but it can be loo...

District resolution protects undocumented students

Missy Amaya, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, Issues, News, Top Stories

The Los Rios Community College District has reaffirmed its commitment to diversity by signing a new resolution in support of undocumented students and employees. On Jan. 11 the LRCCD Board of Trustees unanimously passed Resolution  2017-02, which takes a stance in support of students and employees covered by the Deferred ...

Campus organization plans retreat for female students

Campus organization plans retreat for female students

February 9, 2017

A Focus 4 Women has scheduled a women’s retreat event for female Cosumnes River College students at Woodl...

First Year Experience program in second semester

First Year Experience program in second semester

Kristine Yabumoto, Staff

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Beginning college at Cosumnes River College can be scary and hard for freshmen. The First-Year Experi...

Students react to Trump executive orders

Justin Cordero and Julie Wallinger

February 9, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, National, News, Top Stories

Students at Cosumnes River College have been reacting to the controversial executive orders signed by President Donald Trump. According to the White House website, Trump signed eight executive orders, 12 presidential memoranda and two proclamations as of Tuesday. “Executive orders are granted in Article II of the Co...

In order to focus on bettering their future, students need more school-involved activities

In order to focus on bettering their future, students need more school-involved activities

February 7, 2017

Taking on college courses, working a part-time job and extracurricular activities can put a strain on ...

Men’s baseball unable to secure the win in ninth inning, give up three runs

Jared Lee, Copyeditor

February 4, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Breaking News, Most Recent, Sports, Top Stories

In a close game that was decided in the final inning, the Skyline College Trojans edged out the Cosumnes River College Hawks men’s baseball team 5-4 on Tuesday. Both teams played well, showing great skill. In fact, the game was scoreless until the top of the fifth inning. Head Coach Tony Bloomfield complimented the Trojans,...

Safe Spaces Day set to foster student connections

Justin Cordero, Staff

February 3, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

This year’s Safe Spaces Day theme will be “Meet an Ally.” Students can meet their allies on Tuesday at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the cafeteria then 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the library. The goal is to familiarize students in need with the faculty and student ambassadors who are willing to help them throughout their time on camp...

The softball team is starting their season with confidence and excitement

The softball team is starting their season with confidence and excitement

February 3, 2017

There’s something in the air for the Cosumnes River College softball team this season; their cleats...

The NBA’s new All-Star voting format brings fairness to the popularity contest

The NBA’s new All-Star voting format brings fairness to the popularity contest

February 3, 2017

It’s the time of year when the biggest stars in three of the four major U.S. sports gather for a weekend...

Men’s basketball wins against Modesto in tight game

Jeannie Cordero, Staff

February 2, 2017

Filed under Baseball, Breaking News, Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

The Cosumnes River College Hawks men's basketball team won by 10 points against Modesto Junior College Pirates 85-75, breaking its two game losing streak on Friday night. The team’s cooperation led to their victory. “Sharing the ball and playing as a team helped us a lot, and we haven’t played like that in a long time,”...

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

The state of cannabis education is up in smoke

Kaelyn Blizzard, Editor

January 25, 2017

Filed under Breaking News, Community, Issues, Most Recent, News, Top Stories

The passage of proposition 64 in the state of California this last November has prompted a need for educati...

All eyes on the screen: A take on Trump and his involvement with Twitter

All eyes on the screen: A take on Trump and his involvement with Twitter

January 20, 2017

It seems now that each new tweet composed by our ever-articulate President-elect Donald Trump sparks an entirely...

New students introduced to college environment at campus event

New students introduced to college environment at campus event

January 19, 2017

Between workshops, campus tours and a cafeteria full of information tables, new students at Cosumnes River ...

Students face increasing stress during finals

Students face increasing stress during finals

December 5, 2016

With the semester coming to an end and finals soon approaching, stress levels begin to rise as Cosumnes River College students prepare to ...

New financial aid changes require classes to align with academic major

Steven Bryla, Staff

December 5, 2016

Filed under Breaking News, Campus, News, Top Stories

Registration for Spring 2017 classes began on Monday for students at Cosumnes River College. But a new change to financial aid requirements can reduce the amount of aid students receive. Students applying for financial aid will no longer receive financial aid for classes outside of their program of study. Brendan James,...

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